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Wauwatosa East Amnesty Club Hosts a Fundraiser

Wauwatosa East Amnesty Club Hosts a Fundraiser

Sienna Daniels February 15, 2021

Amnesty International is an independent organization dedicated to campaigning for global human rights. As a club, Wauwatosa East’s Amnesty International works to engage in conversations about these injustices,...

Wauwatosa West seniors Shannon Linehan and Olivia Bree stand outside of Mayfair Mall after sheltering in the Offline store and being escorted out by law enforcement following a shooting on Nov. 20, 2020 during their shifts.

Wauwatosa West Students Working at Mayfair Mall Experience Shooting

Sara Stanislawski, Editor December 15, 2020

Wauwatosa West senior Shannon Linehan stood counting customers for social distancing guidelines outside of the Offline store at Mayfair Mall when she first heard gunshots on Friday, Nov. 20. 2020. “I...

Covid Update

Lucy Hildebrand, Editor December 14, 2020

A little over 9 months since Coronavirus shut down the United States, the pandemic is still raging. Early re-openings and lack of wearing masks are the main reasons for the continuation of rising numbers. In...

The proposed community parking zone around Wauwatosa East High School

3 Things to Know about the Parking Study at Tosa East

Ava Beisenstein, Editor October 5, 2020

In early 2020, the City of Wauwatosa was taken on by Walker Consultants to perform a parking study of the streets surrounding Wauwatosa East High School and the nearby Wauwatosa Village. Parking has been...

Wauwatosa School Board members and district staff meet over Zoom for July 27th meeting.

Wauwatosa School Board Approves Proposed School Reopening Framework

Sara Stanislawski, Editor July 28, 2020

Wauwatosa School Board members approved the district’s proposed School Reopening Framework for the 2020-2021 school year in a 6-1 vote at the Wauwatosa School Board meeting on July 27th. Before the...

West Graduate Experiences COVID-19 Crisis During Semester Internship at Center for Disease Control

West Graduate Experiences COVID-19 Crisis During Semester Internship at Center for Disease Control

Anyiah Chambers, Student Reporter March 26, 2020

Although the Tosa West community has been consumed with the COVID-19 pandemic for the last week, 2017 graduate Micheal Green's daily life has been consumed with the COVID-19 pandemic since January. During...

Canine unit Zev and his handler, Wauwatosa Police Officer Ben Ziegler

Day in the Life of a Wauwatosa Police Dog

Bea Lazarski and Ava Beisenstein March 26, 2020

“He’s a very good partner and I couldn’t see myself working without him,” explains Wauwatosa Police Officer Ben Ziegler about his partner, a dog named Zev. Last April the Wauwatosa Police Department...

Day in the Life of a Wauwatosa Firefighter

Bea Lazarski and Ava Beisenstien March 25, 2020

¨I truly believe it’s the best job in the world,¨ explains Wauwatosa firefighter Zak Ruggirello of his childhood dream job. Ruggirello first earned his Bachelor’s degree in Education, but after realizing...

Stars and stripes representatives and Korean War veteran Larry Wiest collects the $2300 check raised by Wauwatosa West and East students and staff.

Wauwatosa Students Raise Money for Honor Flight

Serena Stern and Erin Scholtus November 21, 2019

Wauwatosa West is honoring veterans by organizing a fundraiser for the program Honor Flight in honor of Veteran’s day. Teacher Chad Mateske has organized this not only at Wauwatosa West but also Wauwatosa...

Seniors Admitted to UWM

Henry Frey and Jovan Mendez November 13, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee admissions staff came to Tosa West on October 17th, looking to admit future students early.    This was the beginning of a series of early admissions interviews...

Photographer Phatanoune Douangvilay

Tosa West’s Fall Production of INTO THE WOODS

Jacob Burgardt and Tiffany Kincaid November 12, 2019

INTO THE WOODS will be performed by the award winning Trojan Players on November 15th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd.  Student tickets are $12. Adult tickets are $15 and children are $8. The performances...

Wauwatosa West student is seen playing the guitar in the new podcast studio in West's library.

New Library Podcast Studio at Wauwatosa West

Ethan Garder and Vincent Olsen November 6, 2019

Guitars, Microphones, MIDI instruments, and a podcasting mixer and recorder are now ready for student and staff use in the southeast corner of the library. The equipment can be used by anyone with the...

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